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HRH Vikings – Academy, Sheffield – 1st & 2nd December 2018

This was the first HRH Vikings event. Like HRH Metal, CROWS and Sleaze, it’s held at an O2 Academy venue rather than a holiday camp. Despite being the first one, it’s proved popular with the place being busy right from the start of the first day. With headliners Turisas and …

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Angel Witch – Belfast, Limelight 2 14/03/2015

On a freezing cold Mother’s Day this hard rocking mama took a little time out from her family celebrations to head out and catch a few bands – led by NWOBHM legends Angel Witch, fresh from their appearance just across the Irish Sea at Hammerfest just two days earlier and …

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Portrait – Belfast, Voodoo 01/02/2015

Portrait live at Voodoo, Belfast 1 February 2015

I suppose, in the interests of journalistic impartiality, we better start this review with a declaration of interest, and that is that Terminus bassist David McCallum is a PlanetMosh contributor.  The band play with a dark, thumping groove that has a ball-shaking intensity and equally dense and brooding vocals, delivered …

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Darkest Era – Belfast, Limelight 2, 04/10/2014

Darkest Era live at Belfast Limelight

One complaint which is often articulated about many bands on the Northern Ireland scene is that they over-expose themselves – playing the same venues week in week out, so that the novelty (if there is any) quickly wears off.  This is most certainly a criticism which cannot be levelled in …

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Selene to release new EP

Selene - Paradise Over artwork

Northern Ireland symphonic metallers Selene are to release their second EP, ‘Paradise Over’, on October 17. The band recently recruited Darkest Era drummer Cameron Åhslund-Glass and Sandstone bassist – a move which guitarist John Connor says gives Selene a “new heavier sound”. http://www.selene-theband.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/SeleneNI

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Amon Amarth – Belfast, Limelight 1 12/08/2014

Amon Amarth by Marc Leach Photography

A little over a millennium ago, the first Viking longboats pulled up on Erin’s shores… once the initial raiding parties had departed, a few of us settled down while others returned several centuries later – this time in peace, merely seeking to make new lives.  A further few hundred years …

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Setting Off Sirens – Monsters Of Rot preview interview

Setting Off Sirens - Step Up artwork

PlanetMosh is proud to be sponsoring the main stage at the fourth incarnation of Monsters Of Rot, which takes place in Letterbreen, County Fermanagh, on Saturday August 16. The festival brings together some of the best extreme metal bands on the island of Ireland.  As part of our build up to the …

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Darkest Era – Interview, June 2014

Darkest Era

PlanetMosh caught up with Ade Mulgrew from Northern Ireland’s Darkest Era for an interview to coincide with the release of their new album ‘Severance‘. 1. The new album Severance is due to be released in Europe on June 16th, what would you say a the main themes and influences on …

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Darkest Era – Severance

Sometimes not knowing a lot about a band can be an asset. Your views and opinions of what music you’re about to listen to aren’t coloured by others. Darkest Era are one of those bands for me. I knew the name and that was it, a little assumption on my …

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DARKEST ERA reveal new album artwork and track listing

Northern Ireland’s DARKEST ERA have revealed the cover artwork and track listing for their forthcoming album ‘Severance‘ which is due for release June 13th in the UK via Cruz Del Sur. The album was recorded at Data Recording Studios in Ballyheigue, Ireland and produced by Chris Fielding and Darkest Era. …

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Darkest Era to release new album in June

Darkest Era

Northern Ireland metallians Darkest Era are to release their new studio album, ‘Severance’, in June. The Fermanagh band recently switched from Metal Blade Records to the Cruz Del Sur label. Guitarist Ade Mulgrew said of the move: “We are excited to be working with Cruz Del Sur to finally get this beast …

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Darkest Era interview

Gloryhammer, Darkest Era, Dendera & Death Valley Knights – Garage, London – 1st October 2013

I spoke to both Darkest Era guitarists shortly before they played The Garage in London as part of their UK tour supporting Gloryhammer.        

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Gloryhammer, Darkest Era, Dendera & Death Valley Knights – Garage, London – 1st October 2013

Tonight’s gig at the Garage was headlined by Gloryhammer, with supports coming from Dendera and Darkest era (who have been the supports on the whole UK tour) plus a local support band, Death Valley Knights. Death Valley Knights opened the night with a very good set.  When a 4 band …

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Wintersun + Support – Photo Gallery – Belfast – 20th July 2013

Wintersun & Darkest Era – The Limelight 2, Belfast – 20th July 2013

A collection of photographs of Wintersun’s show in the Limelight 2, Belfast. Support from Darkest Era. Wintersun Official Website: http://www.wintersun.fi/ Darkest Era Official Website: http://darkestera.net/ Photographs by Marc Leach Photography: https://www.facebook.com/officialmarcleachphotography %%wppa%% %%cover=623%%

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Wintersun & Darkest Era – The Limelight 2, Belfast – 20th July 2013

Wintersun & Darkest Era – The Limelight 2, Belfast – 20th July 2013

This year the United Kingdom has been blessed with a proper summer, with temperatures escalating to over 20 degrees and people whipping out their BBQs whilst attempting to catch a tan. However, on Saturday night, Belfast venue “The Limelight” saw the local metal crowd forego these leisurely pursuits in favour …

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Darkest Era / Mael Mordha – The Limelight, Belfast – Saturday 28 April 2012

There I was, ’round my local Wetherspoons, quietly minding my own business and reading my Sunday newspaper while enjoying my traditional Ulster Fry when I saw a headline which nearly made me choke on my extra piece of grilled potato bread… “The Vikings Are Coming Back” it proudly proclaimed! The …

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